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John Andrew CLAPHAM

Regimental number636
Date of birth12 March 1892
Place of birthCarterton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressHamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, S.J. Clapham, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 20th Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces, Hamilton.
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A43 Barunga on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date27 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; discharged (termination of periof enlistment), Melbourne, 27 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No V4754.
Date of death22 March 1960
Age at death68
Place of burialHamilton Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B884, CLAPHAM John Andrew

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